Disability Caucus
of the United States Green Party
Resources for People with Disabilities Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
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Hurricane Katrina Resources
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News and Press Releases:

Help the CILs in Hurricane path
In the News: Katrina and People with Disabilities
National Council on Disability Calls for Federal Disability Recovery Plan in Response to Hurricane Katrina
National Council on Disability on Hurricane Katrina Affected Areas
Information for People who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Dear Leaders from Private, Non-Profit, and Government Organizations Nationwide
Emergency Resource Registry Activated. FEMA registration
HUD Establishes Single Toll-Free Number (1-888-297-8685) To Help Disaster Victims With All Housing Concerns
CMS Actions To Help Beneficiaries, Providers In Katrina Stricken Areas
5 Tips: Getting back on your feet after a disaster - Getting access to bank accounts, credit, ID cards

Toxins Released by Hurricane Katrina:

Hurricane Katrina: Links to Health Information including toxicology and environmental health - National Institutes of Health.

WISER, the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders - First responders may download the WISER set of information on 400 toxic chemicals and hazardous materials to a Palm, Pocket PC, or laptop/desktop computer that uses Microsoft Windows. WISER is designed to help identify unknown substances and gives ready access to basic emergency haz-mat information.

TOXMAP - identify and map locations of facilities that use or transport significant levels of toxic chemicals, and lists the chemicals for each facility. Maps are included for the Katrina-affected states as well as for New Orleans, Biloxi, and Gulfport.

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